Banana leaves have many uses in art and craft in Kenya, exemplified by these fine mosaics by Waswa Kinta and other artists. These mosaics show Kenyan historical figures such as Dedan Kimathi, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi. Also in this collection is the iconic architecture of the Kenyatta International Conference Center and a portrait of The Late Murtala Muhammed was a former Nigeria Head of State born in June 1937 and assassinated February 1976.
Research and curation:
1. Martin K. Maitha
2. Magunga Williams Oduor, who runs Kenya's leading digital creative writing space (www.magunga.com)
3. Belva Digital team.
Photography: Bobbypall Photography (http://bobbypallphotography.co.ke/)
Text & Images:
Kenya National Archives
KICC Website: http://kicc.co.ke/about